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News & Announcements

Announcing the 6th Grade Musical
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This show has something for everyone and we need our talented 6th graders and all their imagination on stage for this wonderful Deal Tradition!

SHOW TIMES
Thu. June 6, 6:30 pm
Fri. June 7 at 6:30 pm
Sat. June 8 at 2:00 pm

Buy Your Tickets or you may also dedicate a wellwisher ad to be added to the printed and online program.

Looking to volunteer, sign up here.

The Alice Deal Theater program is 100% supported by the Deal community. We rely on your generous donations, sponsorships and support to stage three musicals and one Shakespeare play each school year.


SUMMER CAMPS @ DEAL

Looking for a fun, creative and affordable camp that will help your middle schooler get ready to try out and take part in school productions? Sign up for Camp Command Performance! Created by Deal parents who have worked in the creative arts, emphasizing spontaneity, imagination, self-confidence and spirit of being part of an ensemble. Perfect for both first time actors and experienced stars. Learn more

DEAL FITCAMPNATION

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FitCampNation is back again with more fun, excitement, activities and games than ever before! We will focus on fitness, intro to sports and enrichment, structured play, all in a fun and nurturing environment! Learn more and sign up here.


WANT TO GET MORE INVOLVED?

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Consider joining the Alice Deal Community Association & the LSAT Boards. Click here to learn more about what each of these Boards do and how you can help out. Fill out our interest form and come to an open house coffee at Deal on Thursday May 16 from 8 to 10 AM to learn more. Elections will be held in early June. ADCA and LSAT positions are open to the parents of all rising 6th-8th graders for the 2019-2020 school year.


SHOP & GIVE BACK

Use the Alice Deal Community Association Storefront on Amazon. Use this link every time you shop at Amazon. Thanks for your support! 


DEAL Announcements

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Enrollment 2019

Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year begins on Friday, March 29th. Please come into to register at your earliest convenience, it is essential all students register by June 14th for next year. At enrollment:

  • We will provide pre-populated enrollment forms

  • Please bring proof of residency

Office hours for registration are as follows:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:00-4:45

  • Thursday- 8:00-7:00

  • Saturday, April 27th - 9:00-12:00

  • Saturday, May 4th - 9:00-12:00

Please call the Welcome Center at 202.939.2010 with any questions.


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SUMMER 2019 - RISE Program

Registration for the 2019 Deal RISE Program will open on Monday, February 4 at 9:00 am. Our RISE Program is dedicated to helping students build a bridge from elementary school to middle school.  Click here to register!

VERANO 2019 - Programa RISE

La inscripción para el Programa RISE de Deal 2019 se abrirá el lunes 4 de febrero a las 9:00 de la mañana. Nuestro programa de RISE está dedicado a ayudar a los estudiantes a construir un puente desde la escuela primaria hasta la secundaria. ¡Por favor haz clic aquí para registrar!


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8TH GRADE PROMOTION dates TO remember

  • King’s Dominion Trip – Monday, June 10th from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm – Cost: $90

  • Eighth Grade Promotional Dance – Tuesday, June 11th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm – Cost: $30

  • Promotion Ceremony – Wednesday, June 12th at 10:00 am to 11:30 am – Cost: $30

If the cost of any event will keep your student form participating, please contact Assistant Principal Rottman, as scholarships are available. Collection will begin April 22nd and will take place until June 3rd. Students may bring cash, money order, or checks. Read full announcement here.


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SMART TRIP: KIDS RIDE FREE

Students who use Metrorail, Metrobus, and DC Circulator to get to school and school-related activities need to obtain the new Kids Ride Free Program SmarTrip® card. (This is separate from students' DC One Card.) If you would like to request a Kids Ride Free SmarTrip Card, complete the KRF Request Form. This is only for Alice Deal Middle School students. Visit kidsridefree.dc.gov for more, or email naima.chambliss@dc.gov.


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2018-2019 PARCC Testing

 PARCC testing will begin on April 8th, with the majority of students testing according to the following schedule:

 7th grade: 4/24 – 5/2

8th grade: 5/3 – 5/14

6th grade: 5/15 – 5/22  

 PARCC is the District-wide annual standardized assessment and all students are required to participate.  Testing will take place each day from 8:45-11am.  We ask families to avoid scheduling appointments during the times your children will be testing.  Students will not be allowed to enter a test session late, nor are they allowed to be dismissed from a testing session and return to the test.  Please see Chancellor Ferebee’s letter regarding PARCC testing here.  More detailed information and resources regarding PARCC testing at Deal will be shared in the coming weeks, for now, please review the Chancellor’s Letter to Families about PARCC. The letter is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Amharic at this link.


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After school activities

After school activities continue this spring! This is a great way to get involved and to meet new friends. All clubs are held from 3:30-4:30 pm unless announced otherwise.* Visit the Clubs and Activities page for a full list of spring clubs, meeting locations, and sponsors.

Weekly Bulletin

Principal's Message:
May 19, 2019

Principal's Message:

I hope you had a wonderful weekend and enjoyed the spring weather. The end of the year promises to be a busy time at Deal! Over the next few weeks, 6th graders will complete PARCC testing, and our students will participate in Deal Gives Back, End of the Year grade-level field trips, Deal Day, and 8th grade promotion!  

PARCC Testing Continues

Sixth grade students will continue PARCC testing on Monday through Wednesday of this week. Please remind your student to do his or her best, get plenty of rest, and continue to Knock It Out Of the PARCC! On Thursday and Friday, students at all grade levels who have missed sessions of PARCC will participate in make-up testing.

ADCA General Meeting

We will have an ADCA General Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, May 22. Thank you to all of the parents who have volunteered, supported events, and attended meetings throughout the year! During this Wednesday's meeting, you will have an opportunity to meet members of the ADCA and LSAT boards and learn how you can get involved.

Spring Concert

I am truly looking forward to the Spring Concert on Thursday at 6:30 pm in the Deal Auditorium. Mr. d'Alelio, Ms. Ojo, Ms. Shipmon and our students have worked tirelessly throughout the year to ensure this will be a show you won't want to miss!


Parent-Teacher ConferencesParent-Teacher Conferences will take place on Tuesday, May 28 from 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Please sign up for a conference here. Sixth grade families who do not have a specific concern but would like to speak with teachers in a relaxed setting are encouraged to attend the 6th Grade Coffee Hour from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm. EnrollmentAs you know, our school mantra is Here We Grow! We really need our enrollment numbers to grow! Whether your child lives in-boundary or out-of-boundary, or is an incoming 6th grader or a rising 7th or 8th grader - your enrollment matters. Enrolling will only take a few minutes thanks to our pre-printed enrollment forms. By meeting our enrollment targets, we ensure that our budget is not impacted and that student schedules are accurate. We are so grateful for the hard work of our Welcome Center staff during this enrollment season. Kudos to Ms. Baxter, Ms. Jones, Mr. Henderson, Ms. Mitchell, Ms. Stephens, and Ms. Stokes!


Onward and Upward!

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